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Feb 9, 2013 10:00am EST
going to be put on that career path that they worked so hard for in getting that education, many of them taking out loans and working hard. and so they're bumping up against people with real experience and adults that are also looking for jobs and trying to take care of their families. and so that's why i think we are not where this country needs to be in creating jobs. i have pretty much a zig-zaggy career that lead to this point. i was a journalist, always in print journalism for 17 years, i pretty much had every beat that you could have. started out on the cop beat, covered city hall, was an investigative reporter, covered health, oversaw education coverage, business coverage, all of that. at one time i ran half the newsroom as an editor. >> bustos left journalism for a communications position for a healthcare company. she entered local politics serving on the city council in east moline, illinois. that led her to run for congress. >> it's maybe a lofty goal but, and i hope it's not idealistic and i hope we can make this happen but it's really just making sure we represent the di
Feb 7, 2013 9:00am EST
, rooted in education and business and investment are not going to be as prosperous as they might otherwise be. so it became clear that if i was going to be traveling around talking about diplomacy and development, urging changes in economic structures, introducing what we call economic statecraft to be a central pillar of our foreign policy you had to talk about women and girls and so i've tried to do that. >> restrictions on women's economic participation are costing us massive amounts of economic growth and income in every region of the world. >> this work, ensuring that women are equal partners, as they should be, and are free to realize their own god-given potential, was one of the great pieces of unfinished business of the 21st century. with this equal futures partnership, we are taking an important step toward trying to finish that business. through this initiative, governments from around the world are making concrete commitments to support women in two key areas -- political participation and economic opportunity. >> have you gotten any guarantee from the president that that will b
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